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Britain's economy grew 0.5 percent in the final three months of last year, official data showed Friday, picking up speed despite Brexit uncertainty.However, the buoyant performance, propelled by the powerhouse services sector, was not enough to prevent the weakest annual growth for five years as a result of the so-called "Brexit effect". "Businesses in the U.K. ... are waiting to see what kind of relationships we will have with Europe and what kind of relationships we will have with the rest of the world".But he added that the economy could grow more strongly this year once those relationships are clear.The ONS added Friday that expansion was primarily driven by the services sector, which accounts for some 80 percent of economic activity.
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